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Matérialisme et passions

Modernity, from its origins, has accorded a key role to passions. Whether hostile to Reason or, on the contrary, favourable towards it, passions are dangerous and fascinating and bring out the role of the body, desire, language and the imagination in human nature. The same period has witnessed the development of different variants of materialism. Almost all of them re-evaluate what Classical Reason tended to suppress or consider as an indicator of human weakness, namely the body and everyt...


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  • Publisher : ENS Éditions
  • Series : La croisée des chemins
  • Place of publication : Lyon
  • Year of publication : 2004
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 30 janvier 2014
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782847880427
  • Electronic EAN : 9782847884364
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.enseditions.1085
  • Number of pages : 110 p.

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